Skip to comments.Scott & White doctors pioneering adult stem cell research
Posted on 01/12/2009 8:51:48 AM PST by GonzoII
Central Texans could soon be among some of the first people in the country to get relief from conditions ranging from diabetes to knee injuries through adult stem cell therapy.
Scott & White health system, in conjunction with the Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, recently recruited a team of scientists who are conducting pioneering research using stem cells gleaned from adults bone marrow. The teams focus is to bring the benefits of stem cell therapy from the laboratory to patients, said Dr. Darwin J. Prockop, who heads up the group.
Clinical trials involving diabetes patients are scheduled to begin in September, Prockop said. Other trials including ones addressing heart disease, stroke, osteoporosis, and Parkinsons and Alzheimers diseases are expected to follow.
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Good for them!
Good! I’d LOVE to see this done and succeed outside of the Ivy League schools, which like to boast of their pre-eminence in all things in this country.
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